Cats owning in Malaysia, Overview, Department, Important duties, How to care a cat

Overview of Cats owning in Malaysia

Cats owning in Malaysia, The Malaysian Animal Welfare Act 2015 has some pretty strict regulations when it comes to dealing with animals. In fact, an Animal Welfare Board has been set up to enforce the laws, and act on matters pertaining to animal welfare in the country.

Under the 2015 Act, all individuals and businesses who handle animals for a living need to apply for a license from the Animal Welfare Board. Pet owners on the other hand must check with the local council of their area, as by-laws on pet licensing differ from one place to another.

Department of Veterinary Services

Address: Director General Department of Veterinary Services 5th Floor, Podium Block 1A, 4G1 Wisma Tani, Precinct 462630 Putrajaya, Malaysia

Phone: (603) 88702213 / 88702381

Fax: (603) 88886472




Important things to owning a Cats in Malaysia

Where to apply Animal Identity Card

  • Department Of Veterinary Services (All DVS state office)
  • Veterinary Clinics that accredited as a Malaysia Animal Registrar.

Important duties consider to own Cat 

  • Suitable environment
  • Suitable diet
  • To exhibit its normal behavioral patterns
  • To be housed with or apart from other animals
  • To protected from pain, suffering, injury and disease

How to care for a cat?

  • Provide plenty of human companionship
  • Provide regular, suitable meals with a constant supply of fresh water
  • Provide a clean and comfortable bed
  • Provide the cat with outdoor access or be prepared to empty and clean a litter tray on a daily basis
  • Provide it with a stimulating and safe environment
  • Groom it regularly, Long haired cats require daily grooming
  • Have it neutered between 4 and 6 months old
  • Vaccinate against the major feline diseases regularly
  • Take the cat to the vet when it shows any sign of illness
  • Ensure your cat or make sure you can afford the cost of any veterinary treatment it may need

To know about KL Please visit the links:

How to get a Dog Licence in KL Malaysia?

How to Pay Property Tax Online and Direct in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia?


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